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Bogota La Candelaria Shared Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Get insight into the history and culture of the area—and hear lesser-known facts—from your guide
  • Includes tastings of chicha, coffee, coca-leaf tea, and fruits
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Bogota La Candelaria Shared Walking Tour
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2017-2018 Walking 10 amMost Popular
For those eager to start their day with some city sightseeing!
$10.00
2017-2018 Walking 2 pm
After-lunch sightseeing experience!
$10.00
Overview
Get an in-depth insight in Bogotá's oldest and most eclectic district on this guided tour of La Candelaria. Your guide points out some of the most interesting street art as you walk to a chicha bar to learn about the local alcoholic beverage, then you head to a local market to taste of some of the nation’s unique fruits. Also visit cafés for insight into Colombian coffee and coca leaves, and to the Plaza del Rosario and Plaza Simón Bolivar.
What to Expect

The tour starts at 10am or 2pm at Chorro de Quevedo. After a short getting-to-know-each-other activity, you will be off to explore downtown. The first stop will be right next to El Chorro de Quevedo, where you can have an insightful exploration of the city's graffiti culture and the country's indigenous past. Then, proceed to a chicha bar to explore the history of this interesting alcoholic beverage.

The next stop is at a local market to have a taste of some of the nation’s unique fruits. After the fruit and juice tasting, stop at a small café and learn all about coca-leaf tea and its benefits. Re-energized, the tour moves on to the Plaza del Rosario, the core of the capital's emerald trade. Head to Plaza Simón Bolivar, stopping along the way for your guide to explain some of the city's colorful history.

After sightseeing in the Plaza, make your way back towards the starting point of the tour and make a final stop at a café to learn all that makes Colombian coffee special!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Amazing and Cheap Tour!

I paid $10 for this tour, so I had no idea what to expect. It was awesome! It kicked off with three different tastings in the historic La Candelaria neighborhood: chicha, fruits and fruit juice, coca leaf tea. We then went on a walking tour...More

Thank courtneymikkel
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great tour with lots of free stuff

This tour was great. It is full of information about the history of Colombia. The tour also stops on several occasions to sample juices, chicha, coffee and coca tea. Our guide Natalia was excellent. She spoke perfect English and had a real enthusiasm for what...More

Thank TCSP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Introduction to Colombia

The tour is based on tips so you can either book and pay on TripAdvisor or pay the recommended tip to Natalia (ca. 35.000) She was an amazing guide, really motivated and happy to answer all question and help out with tips about the area...More

Thank Leonie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great walking tour with Natalia

Great guide, great tour, great city. My favorite spot was "Cafe Maria", where we tried a really good colombian coffee. Thx for all

Thank matteo k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Walking tour with Natalia

Really fantastic introduction to the city, Natalia was super enthusiastic and informative. She went beyond her role and was very helpful in suggesting restaurants, bars and different neighbourhoods to visit in Bogotá. I would definitely recommend to all!

Thank Tom B
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